'The whole world is looking at

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the who's who of American business - including Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook and Amazon's Jeff Bezos -

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Posted On: 26 Jun 2017

Overturned oil tanker explodes

  An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaki

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Posted On: 25 Jun 2017

German teen suspected of shoot

  German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thail

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

Twitter suspends Al Jazeera Ar

  Social media platform Twitter has suspended the account of Al-Jazeera Arabic amid a wider diplomatic dispute between Qatar and Arab nations.   Tw

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Posted On: 17 Jun 2017

Philippine Lawmakers Demand An

  A high-profile lawmaker in the Philippines has called for transparency from her prison cell over the health of President Rodrigo Duterte, who has taken

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Posted On: 16 Jun 2017

Where's Duterte? Philippines P

  Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines’ strongman leader, has taken a week off while swaths of his country continue to face the horrors of an Islamic St

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Posted On: 16 Jun 2017

Qatar says Gulf citizens can s

  Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of "busine

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Posted On: 12 Jun 2017

Qatar group to seek blockade d

  Rights group to seek compensation from Saudi Arabia and allies for 'collective punishment and international crimes'.   A Qatari rights group says

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Posted On: 11 Jun 2017

Blockade on Qatar 'toying' wit

  Amnesty International says recent diplomatic dispute in the Gulf is hurting families and children.     Human rights group Amnesty Interna

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Posted On: 11 Jun 2017

Five days on, five things to k

Qatari citizens have been ordered out of Saudi, while its citizens were told to leave Qatar [Reuters]   Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc har

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Posted On: 09 Jun 2017

Moves against Qatar 'violate h

  Deputy chairperson of Turkey's ruling party criticises trade restrictions on Qatar, adding Ankara works to solve crisis.   A series of trade and

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

Iran's Guards says Saudi Arabi

  Iran's Revolutionary Guards say Saudi Arabia was behind twin attacks in Tehran on Wednesday that killed at least 12 people and injured 43, a statement p

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

Qatar is falling into a socioe

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates severed diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting Islamist terrorist groups and Ir

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

Japanese tourists shot dead in

  Two Japanese tourists taking a boat ride around islands in southwestern Philippines were allegedly shot dead, and their bodies cut into pieces and throw

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Posted On: 05 Jun 2017

Residents shield Christians in

Soldiers walk along the main street in Mapandi village as government troops continue their assault on insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over lar

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Posted On: 03 Jun 2017

At least 36 dead in attack on

  At least 36 people died after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, a spokesman for the Philippine preside

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Posted On: 02 Jun 2017

Philippines' Pacquiao backs Du

  Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao gave staunch support for President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law declaration on Monday, saying the country should

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Posted On: 29 May 2017

Philippine Military Says Clos

  The Philippine military said on Monday it was close to retaking a southern city held for a seventh day by Islamist militants, as helicopters unleashed

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Posted On: 29 May 2017

Myanmar, having warmed to the

  Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the United States helped the Southeast Asian country make the transition to a civi

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Posted On: 28 May 2017

Iran's Khamenei says Saudis wi

  Iran's hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday Saudi Arabia's rulers faced "certain downfall" for aligning themselves with the U

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Posted On: 28 May 2017

Sri Lanka floods, landslides:

  Ninety-seven missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.   Floods and landslides in Sr

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Posted On: 27 May 2017

Jakarta governor dropping appe

  The wife of Jakarta's Christian governor told a tearful press conference Tuesday her husband had withdrawn his appeal against a blasphemy conviction and

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Posted On: 24 May 2017

A polarised Iran could struggl

  The sound and fury of an election that may change little.   COME elections, Iran’s regime lets its people breathe more easily. In its attem

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Posted On: 19 May 2017

South Korea says 'high possibi

  South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nucle

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Posted On: 17 May 2017

Xi, Moon agree denuclearising

  Chinese leader Xi Jinping and new South Korean president Moon Jae-In agreed Thursday that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal" between them, M

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Posted On: 11 May 2017

Is Kim Jong Un Losing Control

  North Koreans are asked to praise him like he is a god, pray for his honor and sing a national anthem that pledges their support for him. Not complying,

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Posted On: 11 May 2017